Australia

Preventing or accelerating emergency care for children with complex healthcare needs.

Publication Date: 
Dec 24, 2007

OBJECTIVE: A subgroup of children with special health care needs (CSHCN) have chronic and complex medical conditions and frequently attend the emergency department (ED).

Health and safety aspects of deployment of Australian disaster medical assistance team members: results of a national survey.

Publication Date: 
Sep 14, 2009

BACKGROUND: Disaster medical assistance teams (DMATs) have responded to numerous international disasters in recent years. As part of a national survey, the present study was designed to evaluate Australian DMAT experience in relation to health and safety aspects of actual deployment.

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Clinicians, security and information technology support services in practice settings--a pilot study.

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Publication Date: 
Sep 15, 2010

This case study of 9 information technology (IT) support staff in 3 Australian (Victoria) public hospitals juxtaposes their experiences at the user-level of eHealth security in the Natural Hospital Environment with that previously reported by 26 medical, nursing and allied healthcare clinicians.

Moving MobileMums forward: protocol for a larger randomized controlled trial of an improved physical activity program for women with young children.

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Jun 03, 2014

BACKGROUND: Women with young children (under 5 years) are a key population group for physical activity intervention. Previous evidence highlights the need for individually tailored programs with flexible delivery mechanisms for this group.

The Australian e-Health Research Centre: enabling the health care information and communication technology revolution.

Publication Date: 
Mar 15, 2011

The CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) and the Queensland Government have jointly established the Australian e-Health Research Centre (AEHRC) with the aim of developing innovative information and communication technologies (ICT) for a sustainable health care syst

Surveying alcohol and other drug use through telephone sampling: a comparison of landline and mobile phone samples.

Publication Date: 
Mar 27, 2013

BACKGROUND: Telephone surveys based on samples of landline telephone numbers are widely used to measure the prevalence of health risk behaviours such as smoking, drug use and alcohol consumption.

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